The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 28 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 33 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.18% 2.03% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.28% 9.70% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Median daily rate £345 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.11% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £301 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £324 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-45.31% -3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
191 134 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.98% 20.90% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 92 75
Median daily rate £375 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (75.64%) WCF
4 50 (64.10%) JavaScript
5 47 (60.26%) C#
6 45 (57.69%) Visual Studio
6 45 (57.69%) Microsoft
7 42 (53.85%) MVC
7 42 (53.85%) Entity Framework
8 37 (47.44%) HTML
9 30 (38.46%) CSS
9 30 (38.46%) Scrum
9 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (37.18%) Visual Studio Team System
10 29 (37.18%) Web Services
11 28 (35.90%) CRM
11 28 (35.90%) Dynamics CRM
12 26 (33.33%) SQL
13 25 (32.05%) ASP.NET
14 24 (30.77%) OOD
14 24 (30.77%) Subversion
15 23 (29.49%) NUnit
15 23 (29.49%) Moq
15 23 (29.49%) SOLID
16 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
17 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (19.23%) XML
18 15 (19.23%) OO
19 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
19 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (35.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) LDAP
1 2 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (57.69%) Visual Studio
2 29 (37.18%) Visual Studio Team System
3 24 (30.77%) Subversion
4 23 (29.49%) Moq
4 23 (29.49%) NUnit
5 9 (11.54%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.56%) JIRA
8 1 (1.28%) NuGet
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Electronics
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (100.00%) Developer
2 48 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 28 (35.90%) CRM Developer
4 25 (32.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 23 (29.49%) C# Developer
6 21 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Developer
8 14 (17.95%) Senior Developer
9 11 (14.10%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (14.10%) SQL Developer
10 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 6 (7.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (75.64%) WCF
3 42 (53.85%) Entity Framework
4 37 (47.44%) HTML
5 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 30 (38.46%) CSS
6 29 (37.18%) Web Services
7 25 (32.05%) ASP.NET
8 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (19.23%) XML
10 10 (12.82%) jQuery
11 9 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 1 (1.28%) .NET Core
15 1 (1.28%) HTML5
15 1 (1.28%) Ninject
15 1 (1.28%) REST
15 1 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
1 2 (2.56%) iPad
2 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.85%) MVC
3 30 (38.46%) Scrum
4 28 (35.90%) CRM
5 24 (30.77%) OOD
6 23 (29.49%) SOLID
7 15 (19.23%) OO
8 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.97%) Service Management
10 6 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Front End Development
12 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
12 4 (5.13%) TDD
13 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
14 2 (2.56%) Automated Testing
14 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
14 2 (2.56%) Content Management
14 2 (2.56%) Kanban
14 2 (2.56%) Planning Poker
14 2 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 47 (60.26%) C#
3 26 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) SAP